Intermediate Lite Intensive Courses are here!

Our Lite Intensive Course is now available for the Intermediate Level For our full-time working students, it can be hard to take Japanese lessons during the week.  Either you take....

N2 & N3 Mock Exam Course for December 2020 JLPT

Are you taking the JLPT in December 2020?  Do you want to take an online practice exam and go over the answers with a professional teacher? We are launching a...

Japanese Grammar: Using the Passive Voice in Japanese | Passive Verb Conjugation

Did you know that the Japanese language makes far more use of passive language and passive verbs than English?  Read about how to use Japanese passive voice in this article!...

The Best Video Game to Learn Japanese Kanji – Kanji Drop

The best video game to learn Japanese Kanji – Kanji Drop is tetris for Kanji learning with a dictionary and flashcards. You can learn Kanji Kanji Drop – The Best...

Omitting Particles in Japanese – When can you skip Wa, O, Ga, E in Japanese?

Omitting particles in casual spoken Japanese is very common.  But when can you do this – and how should you do it? In this short blog we will show you...

How to pass the JLPT N5 in just one month – Is it possible?

We cannot guarantee that you will pass the JLPT in just one month – but in this article – we will share our tips for preparing to pass the JLPT...

Business Japanese Textbooks for 2020 – Listed by Level

Many of our students ask for recommendations about which textbooks are best for Business Japanese. As time and resources change – we want to give you an updated list of...

Orchards and Fruit Picking in Tokyo – How to Make a Reservation and Key Vocabulary

Are you planning a family outing in Tokyo? Or maybe even a romantic date! In any case, fruit picking in Tokyo is a fantastic excursion idea! Japan has orchards and...

Free JLPT N5 Japanese Audio Listening Course

Are you a beginner Japanese learner that wants to improve your listening?  We are excited to share that we have just launched our new JLPT N5 30 Day Listening Challenge!...

Free Japanese Typing Practice

Are you looking for Japanese Typing practice?  Check out this application from Benesse.  If you are looking for a great way to learn Japanese typing – this app seems very......

What Does “Sono Tōri” Mean in Japanese? How to Agree or Say “That’s Right” in Japanese

Have you ever heard someone say “その通りだ” in Japanese? Maybe in an interaction at work, or between classmates at school – “Sono tōri” is a rather common...

New Autumn 2020 Japanese Language Lessons in Tokyo

This fall are you interested in improving your Japanese?   For the Autumn 2020 season we have several new types of Japanese lessons that you may be interested in. Lite Intensive......